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Hidden and Haunted evening adult walking tour of Edinburgh

Availability: Daily
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Uncover the sinister side of Edinburgh’s Old Town
  • Go deep underground at the Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • Enjoy a personal ghost tour in a small group
What to expect

A chilling way to explore Edinburgh after dark – and underground. Strictly adult-only, this ghost tour is a short, sharp shock – your unsettling introduction to our capital’s unsavoury past.

These tales are not fit for the glare of daylight – or for telling to those under 18. Your guide will share true stories of sinister misdeeds and terrible consequences. Starting your walking tour above ground around the wynds and closes of the Old Town, you'll hear of bloody plots that led to treason and torture – as well as secret lives that led to horrific deaths and tormented souls.

There’s definitely an unsettling feel to the Blair Street Underground Vaults – your expert guide will reveal troubled tales as you continue this terrifying walking tour. Expect true stories of murder and hangings – all of which took place right there in the vaults.

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What's included
  • Tour with expert guide
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  • Seniors (60+)
  • Students with valid ID
Where

Mercat Cross, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, United Kingdom

Meeting point:

The Mercat Cross is an 8 sided monument situated on the Royal Mile. The tour departs from right in front of it

What to remember
  • Sorry – over 18s only on this tour
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15minutes before the beginning of your tour
  • Tour ends: Blair Street Underground Vaults, Blair Street, off Hunter's Square
  • Concession tickets apply to seniors and students, with a valid ID
  • Sensible walking shoes are advised
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When
  • Tour departs at 9.30pm and 10pm daily, year-round
  • Tour lasts about 1h00
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Provider
Mercat Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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